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​Heidi’s Lane with Heidi Powell

Stop Comparing, Start Living: How I’m Breaking Free From Mom-Guilt

In this deeply personal episode, I talk about my journey through motherhood. I confront the shadows of self-judgment and comparison that haunt so many of us moms.

The constant battle against the nagging feeling that I'm not doing enough, the relentless comparisons with other moms who seem to have it all together—it's a cycle that's as exhausting as it is unending.

And then, there's the overthinking, the fear that maybe I'm not a good enough parent.

But here's the truth I've learned: Embracing my imperfections and letting go of these self-imposed limitations is key.

It's not about being the perfect mom; it's about being the best mom I can be for my kids at any given time.

And in this video, I share how I'm learning to do just that.


Here are the key moments from the episode:

2:00 The struggles of motherhood

4:30 Questioning my worthiness as a mom

8:30 Motherhood is the ultimate creation

15:30 Why motherhood is meant to be messy

20:30 My regrets as a mom

29:30 Why you need to release the mom guilt to be a better parent

33:15 Finding those little pockets of joy in motherhood

43:00 The overthinking cycle all moms go through

49:40 Tips for moms when the kids are leaving the nest

54:00 An exercise to do with your kids every single day

58:00 Stop judging yourself based on the “Instagram moms”

1:05:45 My advice for all moms out there

Join me on my couch as Keira and I discuss the messiness of motherhood and how in order to be the best mom you can be, you need to be exactly who you are and be ok with it.


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Website: https://heidipowell.net/

Email: podcast@heidipowell.net

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The two products I referenced in this episode are below:

Little Tree book: https://amzn.to/3S7nMfj

Emotion cards: https://amzn.to/3QDy1Hb

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